The French rebate plan for foreign filmmakers has been approved and is up and running. Capped at $5 million, the 20% rebate applies to live-action or animated movies, miniseries, TV movies and skeins.
Subscriptions to Orange TV's French premium pay TV services Orange Sport and Orange Cinema Series rose 50% to 596,000 through Sept. 30.
Like other Gallic TV nets, Arte France is moving more strongly into drama.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
Even as some parts of the French entertainment sector are pulling out of huge commitments to Gallic films, Orange-France Telecom Group is jumping in.
A Paris judge has ruled that Jean-Marie Messier and Edgar Bronfman Jr. must stand trial in France for alleged insider trading, share-price manipulation and other charges during their tenure at the…
PARIS "The Little Prince" is set to return to his smallscreen throne.
TF1's second-in-command Axel Duroux ankled the Gallic commercial broadcaster Friday after less than six weeks in the post as conflict with chief exec Nonce Paolini escalated. TF1's stock fell 3% to…
Jim Sturgess will play the male lead opposite Kirsten Dunst in Juan Solanas' $50 million "Upside Down," a Romeo and Juliet-style sci-fi fantasy.
France, Europe's biggest movie market, has a shot at recording the biggest B.O. year in modern times, thanks in part to an 8-year-old schoolboy.
Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation Residence has announced the six filmmakers who have been selected out of 170 applicants to participate in its 19th edition, which runs Oct. 1 to Feb. 15 in Paris.